Jewish Art Quiz

The earliest pieces of Jewish art were religious objects--Torah adornments, marriage certificates, tombstones--that were illuminated. Relatively recently, "art for art's sake" became a concept--and the Jewish world quickly adapted, producing such notable talents as Marc Chagall and Yaacov Agam. How much do you know about Jewish art?

    Question 1 of 10:

    What does hiddur mitzvah mean?

     Observing God's commandments to the fullest extent one possibly can
     The beautification of the commandments
     A prohibition against artistic creations
     The mitzvah of putting Jewish art inside one's home